Maintenance Service Worker

Posting Date: May 29, 2023

Location: Various North, AB

Company: Government of Alberta

Job Information

Job Title: Maintenance Service Worker 

Job Requisition ID: 38383

Ministry: Forestry, Parks and Tourism

Location: Various North

Full or Part-Time: Full-time Seasonal Wage

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Scope: Open

Closing Date: Open until suitable candidates are found

Classification: Subsidiary 04B 4000 Maintenance Service Worker 1

About Us

The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit:

We support Albertans in being proud stewards of air, land, water, and biodiversity by leading the work required for the desired environmental outcomes and sustainable development of natural resources.

For more information about the Ministry of Forestry, Parks and Tourism, please visit our website at:


Are you looking for an opportunity to work outdoors this Summer in one of Alberta’s beautiful parks? Then please consider this opportunity!

The North Area of Alberta Parks is looking for motivated, hardworking individuals to provide seasonal maintenance services at several of their Provincial Parks.  This is an excellent opportunity to work in an outdoor setting learning a wide range of tasks. 

The maintenance team looks after Park campgrounds, buildings and equipment. Daily tasks include: 

  • Building, bathroom, and site cleaning 
  • Janitorial duties as required
  • Landscape maintenance (such as mowing and trimming grass)
  • Garbage pick-up
  • The use of various equipment such as tractors, lawn equipment, hand tools, and power tools
  • Moving firewood

Other tasks may include:

  • Minor repairs
  • Painting 
  • The repair and maintenance of vehicles and small equipment

The successful candidates must have excellent communication and organizational skills, be able to work both independently and as part of a team, and show initiative in taking on and completing new and challenging assignments within set deadlines. 

Please note these positions are seasonal, have a term of employment from May 2023 to September 2023, and are located at: Queen Elizabeth Provincial Park, Saskatoon Island Provincial Park, Moonshine Lake Provincial Park, and Youngs Point Provincial Park.



  • Some high school education 

Other requirements:

  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License or equivalent
  • Valid standard first aid
  • Drivers Abstract and defensive driving (by commencement)
  • Availability to work evenings, weekends and holiday shifts


  • Experience in operation of lawn care equipment (e.g. trimmers, mowers, etc.), and operation of hand-held power tools 
  • Experience with four wheel drive trucks.
  • Experience with Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • TDG certificates 

Please note that a Criminal Record Check may be required.

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. 
This link will assist you with understanding competencies:

Identify and use the competencies as per job description:

BUILD COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENTS by promoting collaboration and commitment, encourage broad thinking on projects, work together to eliminate barriers to progress, and facilitate open and respectful dialogue. 

CREATIVITY AND PROBLEM SOLVING using a wide range of communication techniques to promptly and professionally address issues.

AGILITY to think creatively while working in a changing work environment.

DEVELOP NETWORKS through ongoing relationships with staff, park visitors, partner organizations, and Indigenous communities.


$19.84 – $23.86 per hour 

•    Weekend shifts are eligible for a premium of $3.25 per hour
•    Evening shifts are eligible for a premium of $2.75 per hour

Wage employees receive 11.2% in addition to regular wage earnings in lieu of benefits and vacation leave.

•    5.2 percent of regular wage earnings instead of paid holidays
•    6 percent of regular wage earnings instead of annual vacation pay


Hours of Work: 40 hour work weeks with 8 hour shifts. This position will be required to work on evenings, weekends and holidays throughout the duration of the summer.

This posting will be used to fill up to 15 or more Maintenance Service Worker positions. 
In your resume, please include dates (including months and years) associated with all education and work experience. Also, please indicate whether your work experience is casual, part-time or full-time. For example January 15, 2006 - June 25, 2009: Assistant (PT, three 8 hour shifts/week).

Additional Information:

•    This is a seasonal wage opportunity starting at the beginning of May and going until September long weekend.
•    Accommodations may be available within the park
•    Final candidates may be required to undergo a security screening and provide a current criminal record check and drivers abstract.
•    Training will be provided to successful candidates

How To Apply

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Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.  


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Closing Statement

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.


We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.


If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Dianna Sidon at


If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.